Past Prize Winners & Award Recipients
MACLAS 2013 Prize & Award Committees and Prize Winners & Award Recipients
Arthur P. Whitaker Prize
The committee for the Arthur P. Whitaker Prize (for the best book published in the previous two years by a MACLAS member who has been a member in good standing for the past two years) consisted of Richard Warren, Maria Roof, and Reid Andrews. The prize was presented by Maria Roof.
Arthur P. Whitaker Prize Winner: David Sheinin of Trent University for Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012
Harold Eugene Davis Prize
The committee for the Harold Eugene Davis Prize (awarded for the best book chapter or article published in the previous two years by a member who has been in good standing for the past two years) was comprised of Jay Dwyer, Betsy Konefal, and Paul Goldberg. The prize was presented by Jeff Pugh.
Harold Eugene Davis Prize Winner: Michael Schroeder of Lebanon Valley College for “Cultural geographies of grievance and war: Nicaragua’s Atlantic Coast region in the first Sandinista revolution, 1926-1934,” Dialectal Anthropology 36 (December 2012)
Władysław Maryan Froelich Research Award
The committee for the Władysław Maryan Froelich Research Grant (which offers up to two $500 prizes annually to faculty, professionals or independent scholars to carry out research or creative projects on any facet of Latin American culture, politics, and society) consisted of Brian Turner, Regina Root, and John Stolle-McAllister. The award was presented by Brian Turner.
Awardees: Patricia Rodriguez of Ithaca College and Andrea Lepage of Washington & Lee Univsersity
Christina Turner Graduate Student Travel Award
The committee for the Christina Turner Graduate Student Travel Award (for graduate students to subsidize a portion of the travel expenses to the annual MACLAS conference) was comprised of Ken Lehman and Michael Schroeder. The award was presented by Michael Schroeder.
Awardee: María Victoria Mata Soledad